Baker, Louisiana Population 2020

13,026

Baker is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 13,026, it is the 25th largest city in Louisiana and the 2561st largest city in the United States. Baker is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually and its population has decreased by -6.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,895 in 2010. Baker reached it's highest population of 13,884 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Baker has a population density of 1,550 people per square mile.

The average household income in Baker is $67,607 with a poverty rate of 14.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $979 per month, and the median house value is $127,700. The median age in Baker is 35.8 years, 35.6 years for males, and 36.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.1 males.

Baker Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Baker was:

  • Black or African American: 83.99%
  • White: 14.66%
  • Two or more races: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Baker, Louisiana is 13,026, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,310.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,895.

Baker, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American11,38683.99%
White1,98814.66%
Two or More Races670.49%
Some Other Race580.43%
Asian380.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.15%

Baker Population Pyramid 2020

Baker Median Age

35.8


Total

35.6


Male

36.4


Female

Baker Adults

There are 10,304 adults, (1,601 of whom are seniors) in Baker.

Baker Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Baker Sex Ratio

Female

7,093

52.32%

Male

6,464

47.68%

Baker Households and Families

Baker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Baker Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
Male68.7%31.3%
All68%32%
Female62.7%37.3%
Non Family58.3%41.7%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8272.7768
Non Family1,6681.1458.3
Married1,6093.5381.5
Female1,1063.7862.7
Male4443.6568.7

3.57

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Baker Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1541.73%
9th to 12th Grade7238.10%
High School Graduate3,48739.09%
Some College2,33026.12%
Associates Degree6537.32%
Bachelors Degree1,06511.94%
Graduate Degree5095.71%

Baker Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black7,0116,3421,267
White1,7531,592297
Hispanic5935
Multiple Races4040
Asian381510
Other Race3535
Islander2020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 26.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,983$32,204$23,497
Less Than High School$31,097$$30,765
High School Grad$25,286$29,917$19,969
Some College$23,636$33,311$21,348
Bachelors Degree$31,589$85,391$26,832
Graduate Degree$44,265$$43,922

$26,983

Average Earnings

$32,204

Average Male

$23,497

Average Female

Baker Language

Baker Language by Age

Baker Language

98.45% of Baker residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Baker Poverty

Baker Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,2781,77515.74%
White1,9301889.74%
Asian38513.16%
Hispanic6234.84%
Other5835.17%

14.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.23%

Male Poverty Rate

15.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baker

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baker is Black, with 15.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baker is Hispanic, with 4.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.25%.

Name Poverty
High School16.38%
Less Than High School13.51%
Some College6.60%
Bachelors or Greater5.30%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.07%
Female Employed9.69%
Female Unemployed6.29%
Male Employed5.22%

Baker Income

Baker Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,039$67,607
Families$58,537$79,235
Married Families$79,035-
Non Families$32,688$41,880

Baker Marital Status

Baker Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.7%

Male Marriage Rate

28.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Baker Married by Age and Sex

Baker Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Baker Marital Status by Race

Baker Veterans

649

Number of Veterans

496

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War153
Vietnam143
Second Gulf War105
Korea53
World War II29
Name Veterans % of Total
Black3744.54%
White24813.11%
2 or More2757.45%

$Baker Veterans by Education

9.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baker Employment Status

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Baker Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

88.80%

Born in Louisiana

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.54% of Baker residents were born in the United States, with 88.80% having been born in Louisiana. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,026-142-1.08%
201913,168-142-1.07%
201813,310-140-1.04%
201713,450-142-1.04%
201613,592-46-0.34%
201513,638-93-0.68%
201413,731-52-0.38%
201313,783-31-0.22%
201213,814-31-0.22%
201113,845-39-0.28%
201013,884910.07%
200013,7935600.42%
199013,2333680.28%
198012,8654,5844.50%
19708,2813,4585.55%
19604,8234,72321.39%
19401000.00%